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Posted By OldsCOOL

I had an Ď85ish very similar. We donít have...

I had an Ď85ish very similar. We donít have tracks up here so I sold it. At 325.00 it was a steal and sold easily. The original owner must have stored it in his bedroom, just that clean. Ride that...
04-05-21, 07:50 PM
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Views: 2,048
Posted By OldsCOOL

I tried blazing a doob before a ride home from...

I tried blazing a doob before a ride home from work back in ‘73 (I was 15) and found a whole nuther world. After that night, my rides on that beloved Motobecane would be enjoyed without a buzz. :lol:
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I picked up a Ď71 Super Course last Dec on a...

I picked up a Ď71 Super Course last Dec on a trade for a winter build. It cost me about 125.00 for chain, tires, cables, hoods, bar tape. All in, itís worth it. Timeless classic.

Hereís mine with...
04-02-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,512
Posted By OldsCOOL

Ugh. How can I unsee that terrible BSO?? I may...

Ugh. How can I unsee that terrible BSO?? I may have to pull up a chair and stare at my Colnago for an hour or two.
04-01-21, 08:52 PM
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Views: 23,940
Posted By OldsCOOL

1971 Raleigh Super Course ...

1971 Raleigh Super Course


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04-01-21, 08:50 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Quintessential BSO. Dang that thing is ugly. I...

Quintessential BSO. Dang that thing is ugly. I may have nightmares of someone dropping that off for a refurb.
03-30-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By OldsCOOL

I hate it when that happens.

I hate it when that happens.
03-30-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By OldsCOOL

Is that a cold set?

Is that a cold set?
03-27-21, 07:25 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m in the C&V club on Strava. Not often in...

I’m in the C&V club on Strava. Not often in posting but I’m there.
03-25-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By OldsCOOL

Glad to have you with us! Cool bike and really...

Glad to have you with us! Cool bike and really digging the color.
03-21-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,442
Posted By OldsCOOL

Exactly what Iím running on the Cannondale...

Exactly what Iím running on the Cannondale Criterium. Very versatile for whatever need.
03-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By OldsCOOL

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks,...

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks, about the time we start seeing garage sales. Shoot, I may even sell one or two this spring.
03-19-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,184
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yeah Iíd just move somewhere else.

Yeah Iíd just move somewhere else.
03-19-21, 09:45 AM
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Views: 543
Posted By OldsCOOL

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on...

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on his way too small tricycle? Kinda like that.
03-19-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By OldsCOOL

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a...

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a “Tombay”.
03-17-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,479
Posted By OldsCOOL

People that organize rides are either non-riders...

People that organize rides are either non-riders or they are masochistic TdF wannabe’s. Yes, I check the ride route even when local and all the moreso for out of area rides. I’m a decent climber and...
03-17-21, 07:41 AM
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Views: 1,235
Posted By OldsCOOL

My annual physical with my doc, he always says...

My annual physical with my doc, he always says “you aren’t in that study group”.
03-15-21, 06:47 AM
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Views: 6,442
Posted By OldsCOOL

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!
03-13-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By OldsCOOL

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got...

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got a bikeforums reply.

We riders here have all wrecked and some much worse than you. We hurt with you and sometimes we poke fun about it. Hope you...
03-13-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,859
Posted By OldsCOOL

Your riding the DALMAC and finishing in the steep...

Your riding the DALMAC and finishing in the steep hills up here, that is commendable.
03-12-21, 05:21 PM
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Views: 512
Posted By OldsCOOL

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined...

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined skeletons. Losing the excess, good. Going over the edge starving, not so good. Have a great season!
03-12-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By OldsCOOL

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every...

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every 5# lost is a noticeable improvement especially on hills.

Check this out:...
03-11-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By OldsCOOL

DST is a great help for those in cold country....

DST is a great help for those in cold country. Another plus is 50deg weather and snow bare ground for trail riding. Spring is drawing near!
03-11-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,503
Posted By OldsCOOL

I don’t know because at 63 I’m still rocking a...

I don’t know because at 63 I’m still rocking a Cannondale Criterium Series, which I might add it is the best fitting bike I have every rode. Sprints, climbs, short or longer rides. After most rides...
03-10-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By OldsCOOL

Complete Reworking For Spring

First ride on the Criterium Series yesterday. This 10mi Strava segment is a good breakout ride to see how the winter riding stacked up. Had the 2nd best ďfirst rideĒ in 10 seasons of riding this...
03-07-21, 04:03 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Glad to have you active here and on the bike....

Glad to have you active here and on the bike. It’s a great way to put life in your life.
03-07-21, 03:45 PM
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Views: 9,859
Posted By OldsCOOL

Game on :lol: Nice bug!

Game on :lol:

Nice bug!
03-07-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,859
Posted By OldsCOOL

My Hemi truck?? 🤣

My Hemi truck?? 🤣
03-06-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,859
Posted By OldsCOOL

To me it doesnít matter where the E folks ride...

To me it doesnít matter where the E folks ride but if there is one up the road from me, I will purposely throw on the steam to catch and pass it. Get used to it, count it as affirmation that you are...
03-03-21, 06:13 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanks for the encouraging thread. My hill ride...

Thanks for the encouraging thread. My hill ride was 35deg and spitting snow. Next week in the 50’s and I’ll be wearing shorts.
03-03-21, 06:09 PM
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Views: 1,644
Posted By OldsCOOL

Glad you’re ok, could have been worse with...

Glad you’re ok, could have been worse with traffic. I hit a wet transition that put me down 5yrs ago and fractured (mild) a wrist. Glad to have been wearing jeans being it was a spring day. The jeans...
03-03-21, 05:56 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

1977 Colnago Super acquired 2015 from the pole...

1977 Colnago Super acquired 2015 from the pole barn of the original owner/builder/racer. Restored and taken for rides often. It grabs the attention downtown simply because you donít see them everyday...
03-01-21, 10:04 PM
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Views: 1,537
Posted By OldsCOOL

Long range forecast is looking good for us. I did...

Long range forecast is looking good for us. I did our ďfavoriteĒ hill (Wildwood Harbor) last Friday. Roads and weather conditions are quickly improving.
02-26-21, 10:43 PM
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Views: 1,247
Posted By OldsCOOL

Cool bike!

Cool bike!
02-20-21, 11:47 AM
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Views: 2,738
Posted By OldsCOOL

Iíve done the threesie deal and was satisfied...

Iíve done the threesie deal and was satisfied with every aspect. They arenít high mileage but for initial start-up cost you canít beat the deal. Iíll echo the comment on using them for a spare.
02-16-21, 09:58 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanks, totally 80ís pastel colors. You donít see...

Thanks, totally 80ís pastel colors. You donít see many in lavender.
02-16-21, 05:11 PM
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Views: 1,537
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here in northern Michigan, we call it “Tuesday”.

Here in northern Michigan, we call it “Tuesday”.
02-16-21, 05:02 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

1987 Miyata 712 Competition. ...

1987 Miyata 712 Competition.


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02-11-21, 04:34 PM
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Views: 567
Posted By OldsCOOL

Brb

Brb
02-10-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Tonight it’s GAME ON! ...

Tonight it’s GAME ON!


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02-09-21, 06:36 PM
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Views: 1,216
Posted By OldsCOOL

I hope you are now feeling reassured. If not, I...

I hope you are now feeling reassured. If not, I can show you the quick release skewers on a 1971 Raleigh Super Course that are fully operational. :D
02-09-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,965
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m 63 and my main ride is an ‘88 Cannondale...

I’m 63 and my main ride is an ‘88 Cannondale Criterium Series. This bike has the reputation of being a bone-jarring, teeth rattling, butt aching, hand buzzing ride. To me, it’s just right. Just...
02-08-21, 12:06 PM
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Views: 4,119
Posted By OldsCOOL

You mean the snowbike (830 Antelope)? That stays...

You mean the snowbike (830 Antelope)? That stays out in the snow. :lol:
02-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,119
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent...

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent storage area in the vintage shop, these bikes are too nice to risk someone breaking in to steal them. Those in the shop are expendable.

Hanging is the...
02-08-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By OldsCOOL

I would love to see pics of this. A friend...

I would love to see pics of this. A friend recently bought something like this and could use some pics and info.
02-07-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,670
Posted By OldsCOOL

That is why I ride, to forget things.

That is why I ride, to forget things.
02-06-21, 10:00 PM
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Views: 2,670
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have that same unforgettable pain.

I have that same unforgettable pain.
02-06-21, 12:16 PM
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Views: 11,631
Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The White Knight!

Here in Michigan aka Tip...
02-05-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,539
Posted By OldsCOOL

And with a chuckle!

And with a chuckle!
02-05-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By OldsCOOL

Mine has 531c stickers. Itís a 52cm with 12/84...

Mine has 531c stickers. Itís a 52cm with 12/84 braze date.
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